Summary of US-69 Improvements Phase 4:151st to 179th St


Contact Information

Organization: KDOT
Contact person: Allison Smith
Title: Environmental Coordinator/MPO Liaison
Phone: 785-296-0341
Organization address: 700 SW Harison
  Topeka, KS    66603

General Information

1. Project name: US-69 Improvements Phase 4:151st to 179th St
2. City(ies), County(ies), State: Overland Park. Johnson, KS
3. Routes, interchanges and/or intersections: US-69
4. Primary project mode: Highway/roadway 
5. Supplementary project mode(s): * Bridge * Freight )
The facility is a major traffic carrier and growth area for Johnson County, and with these improvements KDOT and Overland Park will be mitigating existing traffic congestion and accommodating future travel demand by freight and motorists travelling in and through the region.
6. Project Purpose: * System expansion (added capacity) * System preservation, rehabilitation or replacement * System operations and management )
7. Project sponsor: Allison Smith
8. Total budget in 2019 dollars: $65000000
9. Project description: The intent of this project is to increase system condition by reconstructing US-69 and adding through lanes from 179th to 151st St. The primary users will be motorists and freight shippers. The project is also intended to address significant safety issues that have resulted in an corridor already experiencing crash rates above the statewide average.
10. Scope: Reconstruct US-69 and add through lanes from 179th to 151st St. The expected outcome is to alleviate mainline congestion and facilitate a reduction in safety issues.
11. Project schedule: Construction has been placed in 2031-2040, but scheduling of phases will be done once the project has been activated and ready to proceed.

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